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BLUA Again Delays Ruling on Maho Bay Residence

The Board of Land Use Appeals voted Thursday to stay the appeal on a proposed three-story residence on the western end of Maho Bay on St. John until the developer provides a survey that clearly shows the vegetation line and setbacks.

Gray Kingbirds Emerge as Leaders in the Annual St. John Bird Count

There’s been no shortage of bugs, so it’s not surprising that local insect-eaters are thriving.

VINP Celebrates Folklife with Activities on Friday and an Online Video

On Friday, Feb. 26, the public is invited to stop by two locations within the Virgin Islands National Park to enjoy presentations by some of the culture bearers who regularly participate in the Park's annual Folklife Festival.

Taino Today, Part 4: Recent Discoveries at Cinnamon Bay Show Presence of Early Indigenous Culture

This is the fourth in a series about Taino culture and history as it relates to the Virgin Islands.

Cinnamon Bay Campground to Reopen in December, Friends Learn

The Cinnamon Bay Campground in the Virgin Islands National Park is expected to reopen in December, Superintendent Nigel Fields announced at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

Sea Grape and Buttonwood Trees Favored for St. John Coastal Restoration

The 2017 hurricanes not only caused massive destruction of homes, infrastructure and livelihoods but also did tremendous damage to Virgin Islands beaches and shorelines.

Island Green Demands Environmental Cleanup at Caneel Bay Resort

The board of Island Green Living Association, a non-profit on St. John focused on environmental issues, has voted unanimously in support of demanding a thorough cleanup of environmental contamination at the shuttered resort at Caneel Bay and plans to sue to try to make it happen. One member plans to sue over the matter. 

Board of Land Use Appeals Delays Ruling on Residence at Maho Bay

After two hours of online discussion, the Board of Land Use Appeals failed to reach a ruling on Thursday concerning the proposed construction of a three-story, single-family home on Maho Bay.

Interior Officials Meet on STJ: Will Caneel Bay Be on the Agenda?

High-level officials for the U.S. Department of the Interior are scheduled to be on St. John on Tuesday to discuss issues related to the Virgin Islands National Park, according to Todd Sampsell, president of Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

VINP’s New Deputy Superintendent Provides Update on Staffing, Other Projects

Sabrina Diaz arrived on St. John three weeks ago to serve for six months as the assistant superintendent at the Virgin Islands National Park.





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